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Aug 31, 2013 2:30pm PDT
limited in duration and scope. but i'm confident we can hold the assad regime accountable for their use of chemical weapons, deter this kind of behavior, and degrade their capacity to carry it out. our military has positioned assets in the region. the chairman of the joint chiefs has informed me that we are prepared to strike whenever we choose. moreover, the chairman has indicated to me that our capacity to execute this mission is not time-sensitive. it will be effective tomorrow or next week or one month from now. nd i'm prepared to give that order. but having made my decision as commander in chief based on what i am convinced is our national security interests, i'm also mindful that i'm the president of the world's oldest constitutional democracy. i've long believed that our power is rooted not just in our military might, but in our example as a government of the people, by the people and for the people. and that's why i've made a second decision. i will seek authorization for the use of force from the american people's representatives in congress. for the last several days we've hea
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Aug 21, 2013 2:00pm PDT
important element of style. line can be used in so very many different ways. it can be obvious. it can be actual. in other words, as in this drawing, watercolor, we can see actual lines. they vary. you have thin lines. you have very thick lines. for example, the figures here have very agitated and excited lines. these are very straight lines. but they create the illusion and suggest volume. they suggest shape and form. line can also be implied, and that takes practice. it takes a considerable amount of work in order to be able to discern the implied lines because they're not actually drawn on the painting. they're not included there, and they're not easily discernible. the implied line, for example here, suggests the arrangement of the buildings in such a way that the artist is indicating depth. so we are addressing implied lines suggest perspective, the system of linear perspective and the way in which all the parallel lines appear to be converging towards a centric point in this work. when we look and continue with implied line, let's look at vermeer's painting of a girl seated b
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Aug 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT
put the match behind us. fans cannot get enough of the scoring side and the record- breaking returns. >> it has been years, decades since we played football at this level. >> from the second division to the top of the first. >> despite majoring start to life in the top flight, they are not getting carried away. to prove thatnt this was not a fluke and are focusing on the visit to nuremberg. >> we need to focus for the full 90 minutes. if we pick up where we left off against frankfurt, then we stand a good chance. road, andoints on the they will likely remain atop the standings. >> the world athletics championships in moscow, usain again,as stolen the show storming to victory in 200 meters, winning gold in 19.66 seconds, the second gold of these championships and he could be the winner of another on wednesday. there was an upset in the women's high jump. claimed theist -- title with a new personal best. steven kippertige triumphed in marathon, winning in two hours and 25 minutes -- the to win thenyan gold since 2005. put in another metal -- at the world championships but he has a phot
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Aug 14, 2013 2:00pm PDT
standoff appears far from over. >> they are firing at us with live ammunition. the army is firing at us. you hear those shots? >> security forces began clearing protest camps at dawn. one in eastern cairo and the other in the west of the city. they told demonstrators to leave the camps before hand, but most refuse to go. then security forces moved in, backed by armored cars and old users. police initially fired tear gas and rubber.... demonstrators responded with stones and models. the situation escalated. there are many dead and wounded. the european union is exercising all sides to -- is advising all sides to exercise maximum restraint. >> we appeal to all factions to return to dialogue immediately, to enter into negotiations, and sees violence -- and cease violence. order must be returned to egypt immediately. >> both sides are blaming each other for the violence. the egyptian interior ministry says the demonstrators opened fire first. the police responded. but the muslim brotherhood is calling it a massacre. >> let's go to cairo for more, to our correspondent. bring us up-to-d
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Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm PDT
acting, the most creative part. it is there that you use your instruments, both external and internal. the external instruments, of course, are your voice with which you speak the words, and your body, your appearance with which you enter, sit down, get up, walk to the window, turn around and exit. that's all an actor has, just his voice and his body. but inside, of course, he has his own temperament, his own character, his own likes and dislikes, his own prejudices, his background, his education, the lessons he's learned from other actors and from directors and the experiences of his life, which he can draw on in parallel situations in the play. now, you will see in these rehearsal scenes coming up, a number of very interesting things. mr. patrick stewart is first seen in character, in costume. and then suddenly, there was a rehearsal scene, and the same man who appeared to be a young servant, suddenly appears to be a man in early middle age. he-mr. stewart has no hair. mr. stewart does not wear a mustache. and so you see, vividly, how he draws on his talent with the external use of
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Aug 24, 2013 6:00am PDT
opponents of bashar al-assad claimed the syrian government forces used chemical weapons on wednesday in a tax said to have left hundreds dead, but the bashar al-assad regime said it was the rebels who employed chemical weapons. the one thing that is clear is that theaters that have come in -- is fears that chemical weapons have been deployed to prompt the united states to move forces near the region. >> what really happened? leaders want to know what took place and what action the world community should take. speaking to cnn, u.s. president barack obama called the accusations of a chemical weapons attack a major event of grave concern and government forces are considering all options including a military response. and its very troubling, starts getting to some core national interests the united states has, both in terms of us making sure weapons of mass instruction are not delivering, as well as needing to protect our allies in the region. stressedent obama also the need for international cooperation. he also said the u.s.'s ability to end the sectarian violence on its own was overst
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Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
alaskan lands issue tells us about economic questions in general. the alaskan lands issue is an issue of limits. one limit relates to economics. what is the value to society of preserving our natural wilderness? economists will have personal views. we can make no claim to special wisdom. this question is for society to decide. having been appropriately modest, we can now ask what economists can do. the first lesson of economics is that we can't have everything we want. our desires for material goods may be unlimited. our resources for fulfilling those desires are limited and scarce. consider the following diagram-- along this horizontal axis, we measure the acres of alaska preserved as wilderness. if we preserve the maximum amount of alaskan wilderness, we might end up here with 150 million acres of unspoiled natural terrain. on this vertical axis, we measure the valuable resources, say minerals, in those 150 million acres. if all those acres were developed, we would get $13 billion worth of minerals. the notion of limits in economics says you can't be in both places at once. if you w
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Aug 11, 2013 2:30pm PDT
and they will regret what they have done. if they take a single step against us, it will be their last. everything will burn. >> his supporters have been taking their protests out of the mosque and onto the streets of cairo. the demonstrations have been loud, but peaceful, but that met -- may not be the case if there is an eviction on monday. havelling stations in mali closed in the second round of their landmark presidential election. it comes after more than one year of turmoil involving a military coup and an islamist insurgency contained only after french forces intervened. international donors say that billions of euros in asia will be released only when a democratic government is in place. >> torrential rain threatened to affect the turnout, but 6.5 million voters have until sunday evening to cast their vote, either for the former prime minister, properly known as ibk, supported by moderate muslim leaders, or his rival, former finance minister who is a sharp critic of last year's leaders. neither one the outright majority in the first round two weeks ago, but this time one o
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Aug 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
investigating allocations of chemical weapons use. an indian court handed out the first sentence in the trial of a fatal gang rape that enraged the nation. winning the cup after a nailbiting penalty shootout. >> military intervention in syria could be growing closer, as you and inspectors investigating a chemical attack have left the country. washington says it has evidence that the syrian regime was behind the attack. russia had lashed out at washington's plans, and demands that give the u.s. -- the u.s. present its evidence to the u.n. >> the u.n. experts have left syria after completing investigations. the samples they took will be tested in different laboratories. it could take up to two weeks before the results are known. but the united states is unlikely to wait that long. on friday, secretary of state john kerry said that the u.s. had clear evidence that bashar al-assad's regime was responsible for a poison gas on august 21.a he says u.s. intelligence services knew that the missiles used in the attack were in the arsenal of the assad regime, and u.s. troops had been warned to take prec
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Aug 5, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> hello, and welcome to the journal coming to you from berlin. >> thanks for joining us. >> a turkish court hands down a controversial verdict, hundreds accused of plotting a coup. >> new zealand apologizes after bacteria is found in baby milk powder. >> the first taste of the new kind of a burger that is grown in a lab. thanks for being with us. a court in turkey has sentenced an army chief and other officers to life in prison -- in prison for planning a coup years ago. >> lawyers, academics, and journalists accused of trying to overthrow the turkish government. >> we will go live to assemble in just a moment but first, this report. >> teargas, grenades, and water cannons. they moved in against the demonstrators that wanted to protest against the verdict in the trial. >> ha 1 kilometer court raid. 275 defendants were sentenced to long jail penalties. the court saw him as the ringleader of the coup. supporters called the trial and legal force. they say he he is trying to influence rivals. >> if you're trying someone for being a member of a terrorist organization, you're target
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Aug 3, 2013 2:30pm PDT
power. >> you cannot use force to end a peaceful sit in. millions of people are here. the government is threatening to remove us. >> allies growing increasingly concerned about the recent escalation in violence. washington is urging calm. invitation an open for all political forces to participate in implementing that road map. implementation of the roadmap .nd participation while open, it requires that all parties renounce violence. >> supporters of mohamed morsi said the military must sit down before any political negotiations can take place. al qaeda posted a video message friday urging egyptian protesters to turn their backs on democracy. a radical leaders said that morsi's ouster is a proof that democracy does not work and urged the muslims in egypt to rise up in jihad against western influence. morsi's muslim brotherhood party planned more massive protests for sunday. the united states issued a worldwide travel alert warning its citizens that the al qaeda network may be planning attacks. dozens of u.s. consulates like this one will stay closed this weekend because of the increased
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Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm PDT
agreement, and a lot depends on us. we need to work together in an adult manner. we have done our part, and we expect a similar attitude in return. >> so the foreign ministers are talking, but few expect big breakthroughs here. >> let's pull in our washington correspondent. we see the ministers talking, but i'm still wondering why these talks matter. at the end of the day, the presidents are not talking, and that is the problem here. >> i think nobody really wants to see a new cold war, and for that reason, those talks are very important. both countries share many interests, and i think this is crucial, for example, preventing iran from developing a nuclear bomb. both countries have to work together on the so-called war on terror. neither country wants afghanistan to become a ailed state after western forces leave the country next year. so they share many interests, but the u.s. and russia also disagree on many issues like the situation in syria arms control. despite the disagreement, both countries depend on each other. >> we know that u.s. president barack obama is holding a press co
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Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, music defines, describes, and accompanies us on our journey through life. (man) music is like food. every human being needs food, but everybody eats different food. [rock music] food that americans eat is really strange to people in other parts of the world. some of the food that other people eat would make an american sick to his stomach. but everybody needs food. [sticks clacking] [cultural music montage] what is music? well, from a scientific point of view, it's the organization of sound. [classical music] (woman) it's a language without words, and the reason for language is to communicate and the reason for music is to communicate. (woman) depending on what you want to express, it can be hundreds of different things. (man) music is the essence of the creator, the entire universe. in my case, it's the sounds that i make with my violin. there are people who go, "that's not music." music is music if someone thinks it's music. you can't put it in a box and say, "this is music." it's all these wonderful abstract things brought together. you can think about it and rationalize it and
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Aug 10, 2013 2:30pm PDT
used for drone killings. is back, with a win for the champions, bayern munich. we began in italy, where six migrants have drowned after the vote they were traveling in sunk 20 meters from the court -- coast they were trying to reach. they were among 100 migrants trying to make their way from north africa aboard what appears to have been a wooden fishing boat, running a ground next to a popular beach resort. they were desperately near the shore but either they were exhausted or they could not swim. >> three cruise ships with 12,000 tourists on board were anchored -- anchored as the refugees swam for their lives. at one of thene most popular holiday spots in italy. a beach called the authorities. boat, ii saw the thought it was part of an effort to rescue the people in the water. i could not believe it was the vessel they came here on. >> they towed the boat in after the drownings. around 100 people risk the journey across the mediterranean. the refugees scrambled to reach the shore. >> this is a tragic turn of events. the drowning victims are all men. boy, age 15and one or 16. >>
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Aug 6, 2013 2:00pm PDT
planet. >> thanks for joining us. a court in hungary has convicted for right-wing extremist for murders in 2008 and 2009. three received life sentences and a fourth man got a 14-year sentence. >> hon. officials have been accused of moving slowly to investigate the crimes -- hungarian officials have been accused of moving slowly. >> hostility toward minorities has grown in hungary in recent years. a far-right party has become the third largest in parliament. >> the men shot dead one victim was she was sleeping. they also set a house on the buyer. and those inside tried to escape, they shot dead a child and his father. >> the accused are guilty as charged. they are sentenced to life in prison without parole. >> she is the mother of the man killed while fleeing his burning home. she says authorities botched investigations. >> there are many strange things about this case. the problem is that little things that could have turned up more clues were not examined properly. many say the sentence has not delivered justice and will do nothing to ease tensions. the tension is palpable where the to
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Aug 7, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thanks for being with us. coming up on the show -- >> no solution. egypt's president says that efforts to in the diplomatic crisis have failed. >> the meeting off. barack obama cancels meeting with vladimir putin. >> and the plight of african american -- the plight of afghan refugees. >> egypt felt military led government says diplomatic efforts to resolve the political crisis have failed. following efforts by the european union and the united arab intimates to defuse the crisis, and the u.s. are among the latest to try to break the deadlock. >> egypt has experienced renewed violence and turmoil over the last month since the military overthrew mohamed morsi, the leader of the muslim brotherhood. the political crisis in the arab world's largest nation is at a deadly new phase. >> the interior prime minister cannot be swayed even by john mccain and lindsey graham. the report blames the contraction on the muslim brotherhood. that is the official version. not everyone agrees. >> the negotiations failed because neither side was ready to compromi
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Aug 15, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up, a powerful car bomb hits southern beirut. at least or teen are dead in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the crisis in egypt. global condemnation as cairo admits more than 500 were killed in the violence. >> politicians remember world war ii. >> it's the biggest attack of its kind in southern beirut in a generation. at least 14 people were killed and more than 100 wounded as a car bomb blew up in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the attack comes just weeks after another bombing in the area wounded 50. the violence adding to fears that lebanon is being sucked into the civil war in neighboring syria. >> we talk about that with a correspondent in beirut in a moment, but first, this report on today's attack. >> the blast ripped through a southern suburb of the lebanese capital wreaking havoc. ambulances rushed to the scene to tend to the dozens of casualties and transport them to hospitals. cars were ablaze and people were trapped in nearby burning buildings. authorities said it cou
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Aug 25, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. believes there is very little doubt that the regime used chemical weapons against civilians last week. the u.s. defense secretary says america's military is ready to take action if the president orders. meanwhile, the syrian government said it would allow u.n. inspectors to access the site of the alleged attack. >> the announcement came as the foreign minister met with the un disarmament chief. the regime said it would allow chemicals inspectors to investigate the suspected gas attack. at the same time, the syrian government warned the u.s. against military intervention, saying it would create a ball of fire that would engulf the region. but washington is not ruling out out. chuckisit to malaysia, hagel says the u.s. is ready for all eventualities. >> the president has asked the defense department to prepare options for all contingencies. we have done that. to again, we are prepared exercise whatever options if he decides to employ one of those options. >> western leaders are increasingly convinced chemical weapons were used in an attack on damascus. a report by doctors without border
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Aug 18, 2013 2:30pm PDT
syria to investigate claims that chemical weapons are being used. and china and russia continue to battle severe flooding across he far east. we begin in egypt, where islamist leaders say they've called off a series of rallies in cairo for security reasons. this comes after authorities raided the homes of muslim brotherhood members in an attempt to quell unrest. since wednesday clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi have left more than 180 people dead. tensions remained high with a vow to crack down on anyone using vees but he ininsisted there is room for everyone in egypt, including islamists. >> a show of force with tanks now posted throughout the capital. major squares have been blocked off, including the area around the mosque. police stormed a building on saturday arresting hundreds of protestors. banks and the stock exchange opened sunday for the first time in four days, but only for three hours. outside the capital many wonder when things will return to normal. the violence has been disastrous for the tourist industry. foreign visit
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Aug 13, 2013 2:00pm PDT
us. coming up in the show -- >> israel releases the first group of palestinian prisoners ahead of he's talks starting tomorrow. >> germany's much vaunted railway system rides to a standstill. >> a chinese businessman gets cold "share us the papers or tear your pen heist -- penthouse paradise down." we begin in the middle east where israel has begun releasing 26 palestinian prisoners. they are the first group of more than 100 being freed as part of a deal ahead of peace talks due to begin on wednesday. >> earlier, the israeli high court rejected a last-minute appeal against the release of the prisoners. it was launched by relatives of some of the victims. for relatives of the prisoners themselves, it is reason to rejoice. >> this house has been decorated by -- for a homecoming. jamil is being released after 21 years in an israeli jail. >> i'm very happy. thank odd. i'm happy my father is coming back after 21 years. when he got arrested, i did not know him. i never saw him outside prison at all. >> israel is divided about the decision by the supreme court. protesters at this demonst
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Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> hello and welcome to "the journal." >> thank you for joining us. coming up in the show -- >> a promise from the nsa -- germany's top intelligence minister says the u.s. has offered adeal great >> could israel a someone's doom peace talks before they begin? >> and the row between britain and spain over gibraltar is heating up. london is sending out warships area -- warships. >> aagreement between the u.s. and germany -- it could be the latest result of edward snowden's revelations about mass surveillance by the nsa. >> today, the man who oversees intelligence in angela merkel's government says washington offered this deal to try to allay german peoples fears that their text and phone calls are being spied spied on by foreign agency. he appeared for the second time in front of a lawmakers committee. >> it has been dominating the headlines just six weeks before national elections in germany. now the government is hoping this new pledge will neutralize the issue. >> the government's chief of staff was grilled for six hours on the nation -- on the nature of german collaborators with
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Aug 24, 2013 2:30pm PDT
used by rebels. the u.n. disarmament chief has arrived in damascus to assist the team of 20 u.n. inspectors looking into the chemical weapons allegations. the syrian opposition hopes the group will confirm that the assad regime has launched out chemical -- has launched chemical attacks. the coalition says there is already solid objects -- evidence. >> the people of syria are telling the international community your silence is killing us with chemical weapons. >> the white house has been hesitant to intervene. but now president barack obama says he is weighing all options am including a military response. on saturday, he met with his security advisers. secretary of defense chuck hagel says he asked the military to prepare a range of options. the pentagon has announced it destroyerthe u.s.s. in the mediterranean. it had been due to return home. >> the conflict in syria is increasingly being blamed for widening sectarian tensions in neighboring lebanon. when --ents on friday, explosionsriday, two left more than 40 people dead. the accounts are being used as a further sign that leba
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Aug 10, 2013 6:00am PDT
data of suspects to other agencies but denies information is used to carry out drone attacks, and the bundesliga soccer season kicks off. barack obama has responded to growing unease in the united states about mass electronic surveillance. in a rare media conference before heading off for his summer holiday, the u.s. president on this new oversight measures and more transparency, that he stressed the surveillance programs revealed by edward snowden would continue. he criticized russia, which has offered edward snowden temporary asylum. >> for weeks, obama kept quiet as public anger brood over government spying, and now he has seek to have a better balance. >> we can and must be more transparent, so i have directed the intelligence community to make public as much information as possible. given the history of abuse by government and it is right to asked the questions of -- to be asking the questions about surveillance. >> the initiative is aimed at restoring trust in the security services. the president says he will asked congress to amend an act. he has also pledged to bring in an out
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Aug 8, 2013 2:00pm PDT
thought we were going to be able to send him yesterday, and we could not believe it. they called us in the middle of the night and said, "the at the airport at 6:00 and you are on a plane." we are very happy to be here. we will be here for three weeks on safari. >> flights are being handled by the domestic terminal. passengers are also being processed in makeshift tents. the airport is east africa's biggest transport hubs and normally deals with some 16,000 passengers a day according to official figures. investigators are sifting through the remains of the international terminal. >> we are receiving assistance in the investigations from other agencies, international agencies . we want a full investigation on what happened yesterday. >> the government is keen not to waste any time with kenya's he tore his in season just getting under way. >> across the muslim world, festivities are being held to mark the end of the holy month of ramadan. >> celebrations bring together family and friends, and many travel long distances to be with their loved ones to mark this important holiday in the
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Aug 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> you are watching me "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up in the show, protesters defy the curfew in egypt. dozens are dead after another day of violence across the country. >> workers from the americana mine in south africa remember the victims and the 34 miners shot dead a year ago. >> ecuador gives exploration the go ahead and part of the amazon rain forest. we explain why. >> we start in egypt where another day of road tests has been marred by bloodshed. security officials say at least 60 people died in clashes nationwide. >> the violence erupted after thousands of people took to the streets and a so-called day of rage called by the muslim brotherhood to protest the hundreds killed in a police crackdown earlier in the week. >> confrontations continued earlier into the evening as supporters of ousted mohamed morsi defied curfew. islamist groups have called in and to friday's rally. >> the eu is considering measures in response to the violence, and concerns are growing that the unrest could escalate into an all-out armed confrontation. >> in a show of defiance, t
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Aug 4, 2013 2:30pm PDT
just presented the people he wanted his cabinet. what does that tell us about the direction direction he wants to go? hein his campaign, he said wants moderation and not extremism. it is either from reformist or moderates who have served under previous presidents. the majority are western educated and some are u.s. educated. one was nominated for the foreign ministry and has been the ambassador to the united nations. they are confident about foreign-policy credentials. he has also nominated the oil a relationat created with other members and he opened the door for foreign investment into iranian oil and gas. basically he wants to refrain from what we saw in the past eight years of mock with ahmadinejad. >> how much room does the new president have to take a more moderate approach than his predecessor? ask -- >> despite the fact that the macro policies in iran are decided by the supreme leader, each iranian president has a sizable degree of freedom to formulate his own policies. that heaid many times took the oath of office and wants to have a dialogue with the world on an equal basis
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